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Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm PDT
territory of alaska from russia, the acquisition was derided as wasted money. a century later, after two gold rushes, alaska braced for another. the new gold was oil. millions of barrels lay beneath the permafrost. during the 1970s, when the skyrocketing price of foreign oil threatened to devastate the american economy, alaskan oil seemed to promise hope for american energy independence. then along came 1979. revolutionary shock waves spread through islamic nations. iran cut off petroleum exports to the united states. america felt it was held hostage by dependence on foreign oil. as the price of a gallon of gas passed a dollar, congress debated closing off 100 million alaskan acres to mineral exploitation. the bill would double our national park system. alaska congressman don young was outraged. how selfish and ridiculous can we be when we think we can live within ourselves? we have billions of people in asia alone, south america is suffering from starvation, and we're going to set aside 175 million acres of land for a playground that has all the minerals and oil and resources-- timber a
FOX News
Aug 13, 2013 1:00am PDT
. not for the president. >> bill: i will tell you about my trip to it alaska. stay right there, rove. last week it was spectacular. and it was even danger involved. but coming next, president obama's vacation a little less stressful in alaska. we will take you live to march that's vineyard where the party has begun. the factor returns in just a few moments. test >>> president obama on vacation in martha's vineyard. an affluent island off the coast of massachusetts. this is the fourth year the president stayed in a private home on the island. the first first lady, the two daughters and the family dog bo will all make the trip. and joining us now from the island of the swells, fox news white house correspondent. now, i've went going to martha's vineyard forever. i went there when it was like poor people on the island. now they've thrown them all out. the real estate is unbelievable. when president obama first started going, remember, president clinton went up there as well. the reason they go is because a lot of democratic fund-raisers, big dems up there. they stay for free. so that's
FOX News
Aug 12, 2013 8:00pm PDT
good for you to say. not for the president. >> bill: i will tell you about my trip to it alaska. stay right there, rove. last week it was spectacular. and it was even danger involved. but coming next, president obama's vacation a little less stressful in alaska. we will take you live to march that's vineyard where the party has begun. the factor returns in just a few moments. [ male announcer ] if you suffer from a dry mouth then you'll know how uncomfortable it can be. [ crickets chirping ] but did you know that the lack of saliva can also lead to tooth decay and bad breath? [ exhales deeply ] [ male announcer ] well there is biotene. specially formulated with moisturizers and lubricants, biotene can provide soothing relief and it helps keep your mouth healthy, too. [ applause ] biotene -- for people who suffer from dry mouth. biotene -- ♪ (woman) this place has got really good chocolate shakes. (growls) (man) that's a good look for you. (woman) that was fun. (man) yeah. (man) let me help you out with the.. (woman)...oh no, i got it. (man) you sure? (woman) just pop the trunk. (man
Aug 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
fairbanks, alaska. one of the coldest places there is. yesterday's high temp was 80 degrees. and the other temperatures there are current temperatures. but 80 in fairbanks yesterday. we'll do it again today. it's 59 currently. the reason this is important is the most 80-degree days ever in one year in fairbanks was 30. well, yesterday was 29. and today, they are expecting the temperatures with clear skies to be pretty much even warmer. up to 84. this will break the record, tie the record for the most 80-degree days in the summer season in fairbanks. that's how hot it's been in interior sections of alaska. they'll easily probably shatter that record. there is heat somewhere. also hot in the desert southwest and continues that way yesterday. we have pretty much clear skies in many areas of nevada and california. that upper area still bringing showers through interior sections of idaho. boise is missing out on most of those showers toward bakers city and areas of washington state. dry in most areas. that interior sections of alaska, the temperatures, very impressive this summ sections o
Aug 22, 2013 4:30am EDT
fire-nado that has people talking in alaska. we'll show it to you coming up. >> more trouble as out of control wildfires continue burning throughout the west. i'm robert gray. >> locally rain showers startina your morning. it's a warm and humid day and afternoon storms. sto i'll have the details on your weather forecast. julie has a couple days off.f jeff knewman is in. he has your traffic report after the break. >> welcome back. 4:44 right now. rig look at the moon. it was the blue moon we were tack begun about yesterday. is it still considered a blue moon? >> i think it's a blewish moon. >> all right. take a look at this now. n this incredible video it's an upclose look at a fire tornadodo in alaska. wow. it was capture by a firefighter for the safe division of forestry. they say it happens when hot air rises quickly. alaska is experiencing an e usually hot summer and active wildfire season. that's alaska again. it's amazing. i don't know if i've seen orr heard anything like that before. >> didn't we talk about that before. >> it's not really a tornado. it's caused by the local di
Aug 7, 2013 4:00am PDT
heat wave alaska update. the summer has been incredibly warm. we've been saying that the last couple weeks. starting off in the 50s in alaska. can we add another 80-degree day to fairbanks records? we can. the incredible stretch continues, but signs of colder stuff making its way into northern alaska. not much problems in the west. >>> warmer in alaska than it is in san francisco? >> san francisco's too close to the cold waters. that happens a lot actually in the summer. >> thank you, bill. >>> in entertainment news, "sons of anarchy" is the latest pop culture phenomenon to get parodied by "sesame street." sons of poetry. >>> she is no diva. superstar beyonce has posted instagram photos of her riding her bicycle across the brooklyn bridge. >> she's one of us. >> she is, just like us. stars are just like us. riding all the way to the barclays center for her monday nights performance. >>> sylvester stallone tweeted excitement about casting and the departure of bruce willis. >> i like bruce willis. >> listen to this, followed up with a slight jab to willis, apparently directed at
Aug 5, 2013 3:00pm PDT
perspective is always so valued. coming up next, what is the market price of fresh alaska salmon? apparent it's 3,000 tons of gold. we'll explain that next. this is "the war room." stick around. >> i know this stuff, and i love it. (vo) followed by humor and politics with a west coast edge. bill press and stephanie miller. >> what a way to start the day. alright, in 15 minutes we're going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. ♪ >> david: everyone has probably heard about the keystone pipeline, but not as many people know about the pebble mine. this is footage of brooks fall near the proposed pebble mine site. it is home to the largest sockeye salmon run. salmon fish
Aug 9, 2013 1:30pm PDT
alaska. 200 people were able to walk around alaska. as far as i know, no one in the united states knew what was happening. >> the bush and obama administration's said that the arctic is a key strategic interest, but funding to make sure the west and operate successfully here is far from certain. there is one immediate step the u.s. could take. >> the u.s. was one of the authors and prime movers of creating the treaty, now we are one of the few countries not a signatory to it, despite the fact that many of the most dollars will exports -- experts .n the government do we need to be party to this law? we are not. >> under the laws of the sea, the nation the can prove that its continental shelf extends past its current boundary can be granted up to 150 additional miles of sea bed, meaning billions of dollars in .esources >> if we want to explore the wide range of options for future generations to develop the resources in alaska, we need to demonstrate to persistent ownership of the waters in the areas of exclusive best -- exclusive economics, making a claim in the sea about the last group
Aug 5, 2013 11:00pm PDT
and alaska airlines. at san jose, it's jetblue and alaska. we have calls out to oakland airport to see if airlines are affected there. we haven't received a response yet. hawaiian airline is also reporting problems tonight. right now, there's no indication when the system will be back up and running. >>> also new at 11:00, tragedy in okinawa, japan. smoke could be seen rising from the area where a u.s. military hospital crashed. the crash site is on a marine base. three men were rescued. one member of that crew is still missing tonight. no word on what caused the crash. investigators say no one on the ground was injured. >>> also at 11:00, gunfire at a council meeting in pennsylvania. tonight, three people are dead and three others are injured. this happened in ross township, about 85 miles north of philadelphia. a gunman blasted through a wall before a local official tackled him and shot the suspect with his own gun. the alleged gunman survived and is in custody tonight. investigators say he appeared to be shooting randomly. >>> no b.a.r.t. strike today. but the clock is ticking to a
Aug 18, 2013 4:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. this morning, wildfires raging out west. and as far north as alaska. the out of control walls of flames and smoke forcing evacuations and threatening homes, including those of the rich and famous. this morning, we are in the dangers zone. >>> diana's death. 16 years after the princess died tragically in a car accident, could there be new information about her death? what scotland yard is saying about new conspiracy claims. >>> on the attack. going on the hunt and attacking people, but why now? the frightening bear aggression on the rising with forcing one mauling victim's dramatic rescue from the alaska wilderness. >>> and toy story, the little boy who couldn't win the prize inside the claw machine crawls in instead. >> don't move. >> how did he get in there? and what his mom did to him when he finally got out. >>> from abc news live from new york, this is "good morning america" with dan harris and bianna golodryga. >> that mom was not a happy camper in that shot. but the boy seemed to be having fun. good morning, america, dan harris is on assignment, dan
Aug 17, 2013 5:30pm PDT
fires are now raging in 11 states. from alaska down to arizona. the heat and drought, speeding the pace of this year's fire season, already one of the deadliest on record. 31 killed so far and the burning is expected to last for several more weeks. bazi kenani, abc news, denver. >> and those firefighters working so hard. our thanks to bazi tonight. >> i want to bring in ginger zee tonight who has the fire forecast. it doesn't look good? >> no, it doesn't. i want to show you exactly what's happening. the photographs is the heat and the wind, especially in those more inland states. and then in california, where you see the orange fire watches they're going to see thunderstorms. you think that sounds great. no, that creates more wind, gusts and lightning which could kick off more fires. >> and we were talking about the pictures that were coming in from the south. this is from panama city. falling in 24 hours. >> they have been soaked. it's the entire season. we'll get even more along that same stationary front. going through the weekend. here's who has to expect another 2 to 4 for pen
Aug 6, 2013 1:35am PDT
on their web site. >> here are just some of the airlines affected tonight, american, alaska, jet blue and virgin america. red eye flights leaving the bay area for the east coast are all delayed. sabre tweeted that it is working to fix the problem but gave us no idea just how long it's going to take. probably should check with your airline. >>> no bart strike, but the commute was still a nightmare today because of this. a big rig carrying sushi and other food caught fire while coming off the bay bridge this morning. the lanes were closed for nine hours and 34 minutes and traffic was his or her rend us. we asked joe vasquez to find out what took so long to get it cleaned up. >> 5:45 this morning, a big rig thad just crossed the bay bridge into san francisco burst into flames. ten hours later, the heat of frustration was still boiling over as these folks at the toll plaza got out of their cars and into each other's faces. for most of the day, westbound bay bridge traffic was at a standstill, backed up for miles. >> it's crazy. >> the cops say some drivers couldn't hold it any longer
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 7:00pm PDT
it's time for last call. it's a very busy weekend in alaska. former governor palin and her husband, todd paying a surprise visit to injured warriors, attending a spectacular program. the palins surprised the troops in a remote area of alaska and my husband and i were there as well and yes there was fishing with wounded soldiers and spouses. >> how about fish have you caught? >> maybe 40. >> average. >> are you okay? >> how many fish are you going to catch? >> at least 15. >> someone told me 40. >> not me. >> how many are you going to catch? >> all of them. >> all of them? nothing of a confidence problem. >> even i caught a fish. we went hiking to see alaska's bears and after working up an appetite we had pancakes. i cooked the pancakes and they said they were great not the least bit soggy. it was a great time in the great state of alaska. you can get more information on operation heal our patriots. go to to see picture that's is our last call. thank you for being with us tonight i just put a special question on gretawire for to you answer. go to let us k
Aug 2, 2013 4:00am PDT
it wasn't everywhere. interior alaska has been very high. juneau around 75. fairbanks yesterday, 31 80-plus degree days this summer. breaks the record. also 13th day 85 or above in fairbanks. that also breaks your record. >> what about today? >> 62 right now. interior alaska going up to 84 once again in fairbanks. so they'll add to the record-breaking summer. also as far as the rest of the west goes, yesterday was very warm in the desert. texas was hot. salt lake was hot. we just got hdone with one of or hottest. a little rain left over in northern portions of idaho. that's about it. a few sprinkles today in seattle. that's a lookbe cooler because of the clouds. weekend forecast coming up. >> coming up. get ready to get out there for some of you folks in the west. >>> coming up, a rare eruption in yellowstone to tell you about. plus, anthony weiner opening up just a bit about his alter ego. >>> welcome back to "early today." >>> according to secretary of state john kerry, the u.s. is hoping to end drone strikes in pakistan in the near future. in his remarks to a pakistani tv station
Aug 29, 2013 9:00am PDT
. >> now meet the folks behind alaska steelman and show no fear. >> if they're that crazy, they're pretty good. >>> and it's like the bigfoot of underground party tricks. >> watch out! >> the story of a crazy stunt finally caught on video. >> this is like next level crazy. >>> south africa's cougar national park, elephants are chilling out. maybe they've gotten used to seeing the cars of people coming in and taking pictures and get going, but today the elephants were just not in the mood. all of these elephants are charging a little bit towards the car. most of them stop. >> easy. easy. hey! >> oh! >> one of elephants was especially angry, charges and hits the car they're? >> you can hear how freaked out everybody is. >> hey, hey! hey! >> hey! >> hey! >> in the car is a very experienced tour guide johan lomba lombard. he's experienced. he said this was a completely unprovoked attack. he's never seen this. he's been doing this for a long time. it's the very first time ever the elephant hit his car. >> awesome to see the power. >> she might be the only one in the group, notice she's
Aug 14, 2013 2:00am PDT
alaska which begs the question how can you be homeless in alaska? but there are. if i were brought to a conference for the police, we'd have a very different point of view. if i was at a conference for the district attorney we might have a different point of view . the nice thing about this program is we are going to have a job. the police are going to arrest these. the attorneys are going to prosecute their cases and the public defenders is going to defend their client and everybody gets to do their job. they are going to do it legally, ethically, but we ask more that they do it morally. so, if i'm walking down the street and i'm pulling my dog's chain or i leave my dog outside in the cold and i don't feed it and it has health problems or i kick it and make fun of it and treat it harshly, you can arrest me. but i can do that to a person and you think it's okay. i don't think it's okay. jeff got me on the phone and said i want to know more about the program and i talked to him and said this is how it works and he said what's the biggest barrier? i said we have trouble making people unde
Aug 6, 2013 4:30am PDT
originated with a disitem many airlines used for registrations. american, alaska, jet blue and virgin america were affected. the outage started just after 830 last night. 50 with alaska airlines. all computer systems were restored by 11:00 p.m. . >> the white shirt, memo went out. >> red kind of compliments. one of the primary colors. >> how's it going? >> we look like one of those fancy cup cakes. the most accurate forecast you can do is a forecast of persistence. that is whatever happened yesterday is going to happen today. seriously. that's what we're going to do. nothing is ever going to change. we have fog and low clouds and the drizzle. the temperatures this morning is starting out in the 50s. 54 at concord. 55 in oakland and 54 in san francisco. 58 in san jose and santa rosa 52. about where we were yesterday and this looks the same as well. fog and low clouds have packed in through the coastal valleys and spilling into the 680 corridor this morning. and we continue cool. numbers as much as 13 degrees above average. santa rosa around 82. we'll manage only 70 today. 13 degrees be
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 1:30pm EDT
vancouver, seattle, and alaska to learn about genetically modified salmon. it's so cool. these fish are just crazy. you got to take a look. this here is a gm salmon that is a year old. >> genetically modified, right. >> yes. >> this king may be facing competition from a fish created in laboratory. >> those fish are hungry. >> reporter: they're called mg, genetically modified. here in vancouver, canada, these trains have been genetically modified to become a super salmon, eating voraciously and growing by leaps and bounds. >> i was throwing feed out in the water and it was a feeding frenzy. >> they respond dramatically and show a 30-fold increase in growth relative to wild type. >> 10 to 30 times the speed of growth. >> taking science a step further, asking the food and drug administration to approve their farmed salmon for sale in the u.s. and from the looks of things it might happen. the fda has said it is safe to eat and won't hurt the environment. it was first engineered in 1989. it's an atlantic salmon modified by a combination of chnookcal monday and an ocean pout that reaches
Aug 8, 2013 4:00am PDT
. but again, more miss than hit. >>> we have been keeping track of fairbanks, alaska, and how many 80-degree days they've had. >> how hot is it? >> i'll let you know if they hit 80 again today coming up. >>> jackie robinson defaced. >>> plus, the ft. hood shooter working toward his own execution. >>> also, the best and worst performing small cars when it comes to the crash test. "early today" is back in two. >>> welcome back. here some are stories making news. the house in cleveland where ariel castro held three women captive for more than ten years was demolished wednesday. this time lapse video shows workers tearing down the house of horrors. even google did their part by wiping the house off their virtual map. >>> police continue their search for the two california children who have been missing since sunday. amber alerts have been issued in both oregon and washington as authorities widen the search for james lee dimaggio. he's the man suspected of abducting the children after killing their mother. dimaggio is believed to be heading toward the canadian border in a blue 2013 nissan
Aug 19, 2013 4:00am PDT
beautiful it was in alaska. especially central alaska. today it looks like not the case. temperatures have come down in the 60s in fairbanks. 61 in anchorage and a chance of rain out there today. no such luck in areas of the west where once again it's going to be very hot. could be a few monsoonal afternoon storms. they don't have a lot of rain with this. maybe strikes of lightning out there with that, too. salt lake city to vegas. phoenix, 110. so you continue your very hot streak and excessive heat warnings in effect because at night the temperature hasn't really come down that much. even as we look at tomorrow, the same story out there. as far as the forecast goes. so not breaking too many records out west. just not getting a lot of relief. >> if you are in phoenix or las vegas you probably want to stay ooin doors to do some stuff like see movies. >>> entertainment news. lee daniels "the butler" served up history for the top spot at the weekend box office. $25 million. the drama was followed by "we're the millers" and "elysium." >>> olivia munn should clearly stick to acting. look
Aug 23, 2013 12:00am PDT
have a call from ireland and alaska which begs the question how can you be homeless in alaska?
Aug 2, 2013 12:00am PDT
serial neeb rate programs across the united states. we have a call from ireland and alaska which begs the question how can you be homeless in alaska? but there are. if i were brought to a conference for the police, we'd have a very different point of view. if i was at a conference for the district attorney we mi
Aug 5, 2013 10:00pm PDT
using the sabre reservation system, jet blue, american and alaska. we are waiting to hear back from american and alaska about their problem. >>> coming up the tricky thing some bay area detectives are doing to put away the bad guys. >>> $22,000 a year for preschool? we will show you what bay area parents are really getting for that money. >> would you eat beef grown in a lab? reviews are in for the world's first ever test tube burger. >> you would thing it has been chilly over the past week or week and a half highs only in the 50s, 60s and 70s well below normal and it gets colder which felt day will be the chilliest next ,,,, hi. welcome to toyota. i'm jan. i want to get my future son-in-law a dependable tundra before they're gone. good timing. during our once-a-year clearance event, we have a great selection, but they're going fast. told him how important it is to be dependable, how a buddy of mine let me down once. once. [ chuckles ] [ chuckles ] [ male announcer ] toyota's nationwide clearance event is on. right now, get 0% apr financing on a rugged 2013 tundra. get your toyota t
Aug 17, 2013 6:00pm EDT
colorado. just tonight, word of a rescue in alaska. a mauling in the middle of the evening. they wore night-vision goggles to find him. abc's linzie janis tonight. >> reporter: this 12-year-old was going for a jog, training for her favorite sport when she came across a bear. >> and she had seen a bear out of the corner of her eye. >> reporter: her grandfather said she started to run faster but the black bear like this one chased her. >> started running again and he came up behind her again and knocked her down. >> reporter: at one point, abigail tried to play dead and but she did the best thing she could do -- she screamed. >> one of the neighbors heard abby screaming. the neighbor hold lerd for my son who lives next door and they both went running back into the woods. the bear was already gone. >> the dedicated soccer player was air lifted to a hospital in northern michigan where she underwent surgery. there's been a spate of bear attacks across the country in recent days. on friday, a camper was attacked in her tent in colorado. on thursday, grizzly attacks, two hikers were mauled i
Aug 2, 2013 3:00pm PDT
hypocrite. it's easy for someone who says, for example, you know, she can see russia from alaska, which may indeed be true, but the products commitment of alaska to russia makes her -- gives her creative advantage on foreign policy. so this is someone who does not really make any good sense, and as a result, the way in which they have spent the money with her pac, it's demonstrating the same type of thing there is no real synergy with her ideas and how she will live out or manage the funds. >> i'm joined now by karen finney. thank you, karen, for coming. >> absolutely. >> karen, i want to focus, though, on this whole notion of her paying all the dollars, all this pac money to consultants. when she enjoys this image on the far right as this grassroots authentic anti-establishment, unscript kind of leader. what does this say? >> well, i think it's fairly consistent with what we've seen from sarah palin before. remember, a few summers ago when she took that little family vacation in an rv, who was really paying for it? where was the money really going? where was the money coming from? so we've
Jul 31, 2013 11:00pm EDT
curious as to your thoughts on alaska air. how do they compete? >> alaska air is good, but right now is when you buy the companies that are bad going good. alaska air was going the whole time. that's why i like lc. in u.s. air ways. yes. >> my dad uses a robot for surgery made by the company intuitive surgical and i was wondering your thoughts on the upsides? >> good product, but one of my great colleagues here, herb greenberg, has thrown a red on intuitive surgical, sorry, and i am not going to touch the stock that herb greenberg thinks could be difficult. too hard for me. >> hi, jim. eli from new york. i want to get your opinion on avenir pharmaceuticals and their increasing sales. >> i've got to do work on it. i'm sorry. >> i'm natalie from new york and i'm interested in regeneral. >> it's been a great stock for the year and didn't finish well on the quarter, but that said, two drugs in the pipe that i think are gigantic and terrific. i think that stock can go up substantially for the rest of the year. >> hey, jim. i've been waiting a long time to say this. boo-yah. >> thank y
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